Augusta is the second oldest and the second largest city in Georgia. Just across the Savannah River from South Carolina, it offers great dining options, along with plenty of attractions. Petersburg boat tours through the Augusta Canal National Heritage Area; the Historic Trolley Tour of Augusta; and the Black History Trolley Tour. Visit the town where the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, grew up. Augusta, is known for its quintessential Southern charm, elegant antebellum mansions, unique wedding venues and numerous gardens. Visiting Augusta means taking a relaxing stroll through elegant tree-lined avenues, visiting great museums and galleries, and enjoying famous Southern food.